The Lift

Chatting with a friend, it became apparent there is a common experience after the death of someone close to us. That is, the lifting off of an energetic load we’ve been carrying of theirs. While …

My Secret is Silence

My Secret is Silence The waves of mind demand so much of Silence. But She does not talk back does not give answers nor arguments. She is the hidden author of every thought every feeling …

True Purpose

I’ve written here a number of times about purpose. Everything from the Vedic idea of dharma (that which sustains) to living life purposefully. One hazard is an endless search for an abstract perfect purpose. Why …

On Vedic Astrology

This came in a newsletter from jyotishi David Goldstein Ph.D.. As I mention jyotish occasionally, I thought it worth sharing. Every year, I try to set the record straight in my newsletter, in regard to …

Yoga in the Schools

India has recently announced they intend to teach Yoga in schools to celebrate their heritage. That is a beautiful thing. Yoga is one of the 6 darshanas or systems of knowledge. Broadly, they can each …

The Ganges

One of the most famous and holy of rivers in India is the Ganges. Originating in the Himalayas, it comes down onto the plains, crosses most of northern India and flows to the ocean in …

The Blessing of Grief

Grief is a natural response to loss, particularly the death of a loved one. While primarily an emotional experience, it affects all layers of our being. Grief is “the total response of the organism to …

The Fear of Love

At a talk today, the minister Bruce Sanguin mentioned how the ego defends against love. Love requires surrender which the ego abhors. It has to consent to let it be. While the radio may be …

Bury the Dead

In many of the worlds traditions, we bury the dead or cremate them and bury the ashes. This is a good practice for several reasons. It returns the elements to the earth. But it also …

Kundalini Book

The book Kundalini Vidya is back in print again. Ordering direct is cheaper. It’s now sold through Amazon. It’s a reference I’ve mentioned several times, plus on the Books page above. I mention this for …